If you haven’t taken notice one of the new forest supervisors favorite catch phrases is that of “quiet recreation” and it is also found extensively throughout the world of Travel Management. There are people throughout the west that are fighting to keep our mountains open for all Multiple Uses, not simply the ones deemed appropriate […]
Please find below an announcement from the USFS on the extension of the comment period for the new USFS planning rule. It is imperative we comment on this rule FOREST-PLANNING-RULE: public comment period to be reopened for 15 days for proposed planning directives On February 27, 2013 the Forest Service initiated a 60-day comment period […]
Wanted to take the time to pass along the new 2013 “Fuelwood guide”, otherwise know as firewood, to the members of FAFA and all other interested parties that would like to see the document. Some things to note and ponder on. 1) Please look at the current fuelwood gathering exclusions areas, if you take all […]
What happens when people get active, attend meetings and make their voices heard – You are on the mailing list for the Priest Hole Site Plan. We mailed the following letter yesterday. To save postage, we sent the letter via postal service only if no email was available. Since we had an email for you, […]
The Arizona Daily Sun, http://azdailysun.com, posted an article this morning that discussed enforcement of Travel Management. Arizona was hard hit by the administrative rule and the public is still fighting to get it reversed. An Arizona state law went into effect in 2009 that mandated state fish and wildlife wardens to enforce travel management rules. There […]
Please find attached the 2013 mushroom picking guide for the Blue Mountains of Eastern Oregon. While these guidelines have been in place for several years now, you will note at the bottom of document a section specifically noted for Travel management and your requirements to meet the policy. This document is supplied to you simply […]
There are 2 bills in the Legislation that is being sold as stream restoration, protecting fish habitat, etc. SB 401 and SB 388 are both designed to stop mining near and in streams. SB401 establishes at 1/4 MILE easement along specifically named “water ways”. Portions of The Wallowa, Grande Ronde, Crooked Creek, North/Mid/South fork of The John […]
Senator Walden has announced that on April 11th, there will be a hearing to discuss a long term O & C lands solution. See Sen. Walden’s press release here. Link to Natural Resources Committee website here.